by Sam Clanton
BRANSON WEST, Mo. – A teenager from Reeds Spring is seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash on Stone County Route DD, a mile-and-a-half southeast of Branson West.
State troopers say 18-year-old Dorothy Stuart was southbound at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, when her car ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, then ran off the left side of the road and struck two trees.
Stuart was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She wasn’t wearing a seat belt, according to the Highway Patrol accident report.
Southern Stone County Fire Protection District assisted in the extrication of Stuart from her vehicle.